R | | Biography, Drama, Romance
A Venetian courtesan becomes a hero to her city, but later becomes the target of an inquisition by the Church for witchcraft.
The real Veronica Franco had 6 children, three of whom died in infancy.
I'm getting married Veronica. Congratulate me.
Veronica Franco: Felicitations on your grand match.
At several times in the movie, one can clearly see the church of Santa Maria della Salute, one of Venice's landmarks. However, it could not possibly have been there at the time of Veronica Franco -- it was built a century later.
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